Something for weekend digestion (or indigestion!) The link to the Aeon.co piece is worth a peek, if you keep up with 12-step news.
“Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, ” Eph. 5:17-19
RE: An article online today discussing 12-step programs which asks: “Is the concept of a higher power obsolete?”
For starters, my higher power has a name – Jesus. But leaving that aside, there is meat here to digest.
Contemplation: How the enemy uses truthful means in a corrupt manner to dislodge faith. Satan uses doubt as his fulcrum. Ultimately the faithful response, the correct reaction – is prayer. Paul says we’re to be busy in the following way:
“And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on…
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